The case for clip art and stock photography

Clive on Learning

In the perfect situation you'd have unlimited time and money available when creating a presentation, print document or online learning materials. That's when I turn to clip art and stock photography. And there's a lot of poor clip art and stock photography out there which is horribly cheesy and, worse still, over-used. You'd be able to call in whatever specialist expertise you wanted and have the time to wait while they delivered the goods.

How to Create Step-By-Step Instructions Using Visuals

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Keep reading for strategies to prepare instructions and add visuals to any document. If you’re creating a written document, you don’t need to have a matching visual for every step in column one. These can be stock photographs or photos you’ve taken.

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These apps are even common amongst technical writers, and other document/media creation professionals. Stock Photo Subscriptions. Up your image game significantly by applying stock photos to all of your work. Introduction to Scaling Up Knowledge.

Snap happy

Clive on Learning

For $1 a time, I've been able to download masses of fantastic images for blogging, print documents and presentations. I really can't see any snags at this price, which from what I can remember is a tint fraction of what you used to have to pay for stock photography. For some reason it's taken me ages to catch on to the potential for finding and sharing photos on the web.